@skopemag news for February 1, 2019 @ 1:30 pm est


Our feminist pop warrior (Interview Magazine) is currently tinkering in the studio on her next full length release. Kimbra will also appear this year in the upcoming New Zealand film, “Daffodils.”

Isle Of Wight newcomer Lauran Hibberd sparkles in pulsating new anthem ‘Sugardaddy’

Jealous Of The Birds releases new EP and podcast series

Jealous of the Birds releases her new EP Wisdom Teeth today, her first collection of new music since signing with Canvasback Music. The EP includes the recently released “Marrow,” and the new single “Blue Eyes.” In the new songs, Naomi Hamilton, aka Jealous of the Birds, blends intricate lyricism that ranges from delicate to aggressive.

Sheppard Returns with Uplifting Single “On My Way” – Listen!

“This song is about someone craving the uncontrollable heat and passion they feel when they are with the one they love. It’s about excitedly making their way to reunite with their lover, wherever that may be in the world.”

Oceanlux Drop Upbeat Single And Music Video “Hurt Me Harder”

Indiana-based alternative indie pop band Oceanlux have released a new single, titled “Hurt Me Harder,” available NOW on all digital platforms. Released with a simultaneous music video, “Hurt Me Harder” maintains a bouncy pop beat, paired with introspective lyrics and a colorful visual. The music video is perhaps the best representation of who Oceanlux is; the vibrant setting is the perfect contrast to the song’s theme, a signature divergence in Oceanlux’s music. Their familiar elements of modern electronic music are still present, but “Hurt Me Harder”‘s blood runs just a bit deeper, showing an impressive amount of maturity in the duo’s songwriting. About their new music, Oceanlux states:

“As a band we try to appeal to the listener with our interpretation of pop music. Danceable, catchy and fun while trying to bring more substance on a lyrical level. We aren’t trying to show off and be great musicians. We are trying to be great song writers.”

Anja Kotar Drops Pure Pop Gold With “Kids”

Anja Kotar brings youthful pop music to the forefront of the millennial generation with her latest single, “Kids.” Accompanying the spirited pop anthem, Kotar teamed up with her longstanding creative partner, Jani Ugrin to bring the song to life with a multicolored music video. “Kids” is now available to stream and download on digital platforms worldwide. The video can be seen on YouTube.

Brookline Premiere New Single “Sinking”

“Sinking” is the 2nd single off of Brookline’s Fade EP and tells the story of a relationship torn apart by addiction. The chorus hook “like a ship at sea you’re sinking, and I can’t be your lighthouse beacon” embodies the theme of the song; that although this person clearly needs help, their partner can no longer handle being subjected to their self destructive behavior and has to leave for their own good.

Snakehips unveil Cali-tinged new single ‘Gucci Rock N Rolla’

London duo Snakehips (James and Ollie), best known for their genre-defying productions, have teamed up with KYLE, and Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo to deliver the game-changing ‘Gucci Rock N Rolla’, a progressive evolution of their trademark hip-hop sound.

SATE – “Dirty Little Lie”

The Toronto vocalist and songwriter leads a dynamic band combining blistering hard rock with gritty funk. The empowering messages embedded in her music, and her soul-shaking live show, have quickly built SATE’s reputation as an artist impossible to ignore.

Kool & The Gang “Celebrate 50 years”

Robert “Kool” Bell is one of the founding members of the legendary Pop/R&B group Kool & the Gang. 7-time Grammy award-winners, American music award, Multi-platinum-selling, and the most sampled band of all time. Kool & the Gang has sold over 80 million albums worldwide and influenced the music of generations with 25 Top Ten R&B hits, 9 Top Ten Pop hits, and 31 gold and platinum albums.


The Swedish melodic progressive metal band DARKWATER just released a lyric video for “A New Beginning”, the second single from their new album “Human”.


“YouTube Rapper” serves as the fourth single released off the album as he prepares to hit the road on his “Between Somewhere Tour,” which kicks off February 13 in New York at the Bowery Ballroom. The tour will also feature Philly rapper Kur on selected dates. The 39 city tour will take the young rapper across the US hitting most major cities including Cleveland, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta as well as to Europe including France, Germeny, Switzerland, Poland and the UK.

Cairo Gold Releases New Single “Lie”

Rising urban-pop singer, songwriter, and guitarist Cairo Gold releases her new seductive and sultry single “Lie” today via RED MUSIC. CLICK HERE to listen to the single that Gold co-wrote, which premiered today on N A K I D Magazine, and debuted on Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist. “Lie” is available now across all digital service providers and marks the first release from Gold’s forthcoming EP set to drop this spring.


Peter Mulvey Unveils Aching New Single “Who’s Gonna Love You Now?”; New Album Out 2/15

Folk ambassasdor Peter Mulvey has been a singer, songwriter, road-dog, raconteur, and an almost-poet since before he can remember. With a career spanning nearly three decades, eighteen albums, and countless live performances worldwide, Mulvey has built his life’s work on collaboration and on an instinct for the eclectic and the vital. On February 15th, he’ll release his most vivid album yet titled There Is Another World via Righteous Babe Records. Today he unveiled his aching new single “Who’s Gonna Love You Now?” comprised of warm fingerpicked guitar, cloud-like pedal steel, and a piano altered to sound like buoys in fog.

Swedish artist Nadia Nair reveals new single ‘Sway’

New release: The Hengles – Wintertime (single and video)